Florence and Herbert Irving Clinical Research Career Awards

The Florence and Herbert Irving Clinical Research Career Awards (“Irving Scholars”) are three-year awards funded by the Irving Endowment.  Recipients are assistant professors conducting independent, well-developed scientific initiatives in clinical investigation.

1987-93
Dr. Shonni Silverberg

1988-90
Dr. Robert Rees-Jones

1990-93
Dr. Steven Shea

1992-95
Dr. Milton Packer

1993-97
Dr. Lars Berglund

1993-96
Dr. Cy Stein

1995-98
Dr. Daniel Bloomfield

1996-99
Dr. Robert Fine
Dr. Robin Goland

1998-2001
Dr. Jean Ford
Dr. Catherine Tuck

1999-2002
Dr. Pamela Freda
Dr. Rachel Miller

2000-03
Dr. Kyriakos Papadopoulos

2001-04
Dr. Charles Powell
"Glypican 3: A Potential Lung Tumor Suppressor"

2002-05
Dr. Steven Kawut
"Neurohormonal Activation in Pulmonary Hypertension"
Dr. Judith Korner
"Targeting the Melancortin and Dopamine Pathways in Obese Non-Diabetic Humans:
Effects on Body Weight, Glucose and Lipid Metabolism"

2003-06
Dr. Hina Chaudhry
"Cardiomyocyte Cell Cycle Control and Human Heart Failure"
Dr. Ali Gharavi
"Genetic Studies of IgA Nephropathy"

2004-07
Dr. R. Graham Barr
"Endothelial Dysfunction is a Novel Component of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease"

Dr. Mathew Maurer
"Studies of the Pathophysiology of Diastolic Heart Failure"

2005-08
Dr. Sanja Jelic
"Endothelial Cell Oxidative Stress in Obstructive Sleep Apnea"
Dr. Andrew Joe
"Intermediate Markers of In Vivo Biological Activity of the Potential Chemoprevention Compound Polyphenon E"

2006-09
Dr. Dawn Hershman
"Multidisciplinary Studies in Breast Cancer Treatment-related Toxicity"

2007-10
Dr. Paolo Colombo
"Endothelial Oxidative Stress in Heart Failure"
Dr. Jose Luchsinger
"Metformin in the Prevention of Cognitive Decline"

2008-11
Dr. David Lederer
"Race, Society, and Biology in Pulmonary Fibrosis"
Dr. Mishaela Rubin
"Hypoparathyrodism: Circulating Osteoblast Precursors"
Dr. Daichi Shimbo
"A Translational Study of Anger, Endothelial Cell Injury, and Oxidative Stress"

2009-12
Dr. Katherine Crew
"Chemopreventive and Anticancer Potential of Vitamin D and Rosemary on Breast Cancer"
Dr. Thomas Nickolas
"Novel Tools for Assessing Bone Microstructure and Remodeling in Chronic Kidney Disease"

2010-13
Dr. Adi Cohen
“Do Premenopausal Women with Idiopathic Osteoporosis (IOP) have Obese Bones?”

2011-14
Dr. P. Christian Schulze
“Skeletal Muscle and Myocardial Lipotoxicity in Heart Failure”
Dr. Marcella Walker
“Cardiovascular Effects of Vitamin D Deficiency”
Dr. Michael Yin
“Vitamin D: Effects on Bone Mass, Muscle Strength, and Immune Function in HIV-Infected Women”

2012-15
Dr. Andrew Einstein
“Reducing Radiation Dose from Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography
Using Low-Voltage and Single-Heartbeat Volume Scanning”
Dr. Andrew Moran
“Cost-Effectiveness of Primary Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in U.S. Adults Based on 30-Year Risk”

2013-16
Dr. Julian Abrams
“Risk Factors and Markers for Intestinal Metaplasia of the Gastric Cardia”
Dr. Benjamin Lebwohl
“The "Celiac Stomach": Gastric Environment and the Risk of Celiac Disease”

2014-17
Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee
“Predicting the Responsiveness to a Novel Multi-Kinase Inhibitorin Patients with Low-Risk Myelodysplastic Syndrome”
Dr. Anne-Catrin Uhlemann
“Molecular Tracing of Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriacae Colonization and Infections in Liver Transplant Patients”

2015-18
Dr. Fay Kastrinos
“Development and Validation of a Genetic Risk Assessment Model for the Identification of Individuals with a Hereditary Susceptibility to Pancreatic Cancer”
Dr. Krzysztof Kiryluk
“Genetic Determinants of Allograft Rejection: Implications for Precision Medicine”

2016-19
Dr. Ian Kronish
“Increasing the Precision of Hypertension Treatment through N-of-1 Trials”
Dr. Utpal Pajvani
“Notch Signaling Predicts NASH Therapeutic Response”